Joyner Canadian Art Online Auction

December 03, 2009

LOT 382
LIONEL LEMOINE FITZGERALD
  • LIONEL LEMOINE FITZGERALD
  • LIONEL LEMOINE FITZGERALD
  • LIONEL LEMOINE FITZGERALD

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LIONEL LEMOINE FITZGERALD

ROCKS AND RIPPLES, HOWE SOUND, B.C.

coloured chalks
signed with initials and dated ‘42
24 ins x 18 ins; 60 cms x 45 cms

Estimate $1,200-$1,500

Realised: $1,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Thom writes that it took FitzGerald eight years to make the western journey which Varley had suggested in his letter of 1934 but when FitzGerald visited his daughter on Bowen Island in the summer of 1942 “...his reaction to the landscape was immediate and forceful.”

Literature:

Ian M. Thom, Living Harmony: FitzGerald’s British Columbia Landscapes, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, page 4.